How To Cook Marinated Bacon At Home Easily?

Do you know how to marinate bacon? How is the marinated bacon cooked? How long is the bacon marinated? Marinated bacon is delicious. There are various recipes that you can use to prepare the bacon. The following information will help us on how to prepare the marinated bacon.

The following are some of the recipes for cooking marinated bacon.

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1. The Marinated Bacon (Grilled) With The Apple Mash

Apple mash is sweet and it complements the smokiness of the marinated bacon. This dish is easier and simple to prepare.

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The ingredients that you will need

  • 2lbs of green apples
  • Paprik
  • Salt
  • 2lbs of bacon

Salt the bacon for about 24 hours. Remove it from salt and pat it dry.

Use the paprika to marinate the bacon. Leave it for about 15 days to cure.

As soon as the bacon is marinated, cook it at low temperatures for about 6 hours. As you cook the fat will come out.

Cut the cooked bacon into cubes of 2 inches/5cm.

Grill the pieces in a hot pan with some oil until they are brown.

Roast the apple mash in your oven. When soft remove the core and the skin. Leave the pulp to be the smooth mash.

When ready, serve with the bacon and enjoy.

2. The Marinated Bacon Wrapped With The Water Chestnuts

Use a foil to line the broiler pan. This will ensure that the cleanup is easier. The toothpicks can be soaked in hot water to prevent burning. They can be soaked for about 30 minutes. Before you start to handle the bacon, keep it in the freezer for about 30 minutes.

The ingredients that you may need

  • 2lbs of bacon
  • ½ bottle of soy sauce
  • 4 cans of whole water chestnuts
  • 1½ cup of brown sugar
  • Toothpicks

Combine the soy sauce with a ½ cup of brown sugar.

Before you marinate the water chestnuts, drain them. Marinate them for about 3 hours.

Preheat the oven up to 375 degrees F.

Cut the bacon strips in ½ and place them on the chopping board.

Roll the water chestnuts in the remaining brown sugar and put them at the center of each piece of the bacon.

Wrap them with the bacon and use a toothpick to secure them in place.

Put them in a broiler pan that you lined with the foil.

Bake them until the bacon is crisp. This will take about 45 minutes.

When ready serve.

3. The Marinated Bacon Chops With Roasted Baby Potatoes And Stir Fry Cabbage

If you want to serve a delicious bacon, this is the best way you can do it. It is an alternative to the traditional bacon that is boiled with cabbage.

The ingredients needed for the cabbage stir fry

  • An onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g of cabbage, shredded
  • A tablespoon of soy sauce, gluten free
  • Dried mixed herbs
  • Roasted baby potatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • A tablespoon of water
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Marinated bacon chops, 700g of unsmoked bacon joint

Chop the bacon into small pieces and put them in a bowl that has 2 tablespoons of oil, orange juice, and zest.

Add the dried herbs and mix them well. Allow the bacon to marinate for about 3 hours.

Preheat the oven up to 325 degrees F or mark 4 on the gas.

Put the marinated bacon in the baking tray and use a foil to cover.

Chop the potatoes and arrange them in another tray. Add garlic and a half tablespoon of oil. The potatoes should be cut into chunks and not small pieces.

Bake them in the oven with the bacon for about 35 minutes.

Remove the foil on bacon after 10 minutes.

Stir fry cabbage

Heat a frying pan and add a little oil. Add the sliced onions and the cabbage. Cook them for about 5 minutes.

Add the soy sauce and water and continue cooking for 2 more minutes.

Put the cabbage on a plate in the middle and then top with the bacon pieces. Put the roasted potatoes on the side.


4. The Marinated Bacon In Chicken Thighs

This is a delicious meal that you can prepare for your family. This is easier and simple to prepare at home.

The ingredients that you will need for a marinade

  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • A teaspoon of red pepper, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh thyme, chopped
  • A tablespoon of lemon zest
  • A tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • A teaspoon of salt
  • A tablespoon of crushed peppercorns

Ingredients for bacon wrapped in chicken thighs

  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • 16 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
  • 16 pieces of bacon
  • 2 cans of pineapple rings


In a bowl, mix the marinade ingredients together.

Place the chicken thighs in a bowl and pour the marinade ingredients over. Turn the chicken pieces once to ensure that they are covered well. You can also use a ziplock bag to marinate.

Marinate for about 4 hours.

Preheat the grill to medium high heat.

Sprinkle brown sugar on one side of the chicken thigh and place the pineapple ring(half) on the edge and roll.

Wrap the bacon around the thigh and ensure that it is fully covered. You can start from the stem upwards.

Use a toothpick to secure and set the wrapped thigh aside.

Grill the pieces for about 30 minutes. Ensure that they are turned frequently to avoid burning.

Don’t overstuff the chicken thighs. Ensure that the bacon is wrapped completely around the chicken thigh.

The thighs can be stuffed with what you want. You can use cream cheese and jalapeno instead of pineapple and brown sugar.

5. The Marinated Bacon And Wrapped Asparagus Skewers

The ingredients needed

  • ½ cup of soy sauce, low-sodium
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup of oyster sauce
  • A tablespoon of lime juice, fresh
  • ½ tablespoon of minced cilantro stems
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
  • A bunch of asparaguses
  • ¼ teaspoon of red chili flakes
  • Wooden skewers
  • 1lb of bacon

Soak the skewers for about 30 minutes in water.

Combine the soy sauce, the brown sugar, oyster sauce, lime juice, cilantro stems, garlic, chili flakes, and the black pepper in a bowl. Ensure that they are mixed well.

Cut off the woody ends of the asparagus. Cut them into 2-inch pieces.

Put them in the prepared marinade and mix. Use a plastic wrap to cover and keep in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

Preheat the grill as you cut the bacon slices.

Wrap the slices around 2 asparagus spears. Skewer the slices in the middle of the 2 asparaguses.

Repeat the procedure until you wrap 4 slices on each skewer. Do this until the bacon slices are over. The remaining marinade should be transferred to a small bowl.

Grill them for about 20 minutes on direct heat. The bacon should be crispy and the asparagus in the inside tender.

The skewers should be flipped often and baste them with the remaining marinade.

When ready, serve hot.

Did you enjoy reading the recipes? The above are some of the recipes that you can use to cook marinated bacon. They are easier and simple to prepare. You can try any of them to get a delicious meal.


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